The Rolling Stones are coming Down Under next year and, unlike their previous visits in 2003 and 2006, Perth is unlikely to miss out this time.

Today the legendary English rockers were unveiled as the first concert at the newly revamped Adelaide Oval on March 22, 2014.

Australian promoter Michael Gudinski's Frontier Touring and Los Angeles-based partner AEG Live will announce more concerts for Australia, and one in New Zealand, in the next few weeks.

England's oldest hit makers, which racked up half a century of rock'n'roll last year, are expected to confirm their fourth visit to WA.

The Rolling Stones last played Perth in 1995, when they performed to 40,000 fans at Perry Lakes Stadium as part of their Voodoo Lounge world tour.

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood, plus newly recruited touring bassist Darryl Jones, were on that tour and the same line-up will return to Australia next year.

The Rolling Stones played the WACA Ground in 1973, with guitarist Mick Taylor and bassist Bill Wyman but not Wood, who joined two years later.

The Rolling Stones in 2012: Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger. Picture: Reuters
The iconic band behind classic albums including Exile on Main St., Sticky Fingers, Beggars Banquet and Some Girls visited Perth on their maiden trip to Australian 48 years ago.

In 1965, the Stones - including the late Brian Jones - played three shows at the now defunct Capitol Theatre in the city.

The past 12 months have seen the iconic rockers complete a massive US tour, play to 120,000 fans at two historic concerts in London's Hyde Park and make their first ever appearance at the Glastonbury festival.

The Adelaide gig was announced at a press conference today.

According to a South Australian newspaper, taxpayer funds of up to $500,000 were offered to land the band as the first major non-sporting event held at the revamped Adelaide Oval.

The Rolling Stones in 1963, from left to right: Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman (front), Mick Jagger and Brian Jones. Picture: Getty Images

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